Sale 19JJ03 | Lot 10

ALEXANDER, BOYD Boyd Alexander's Last Journey. With a memoir by Herbert Alexander.

Catalogue: Travel & Sport in Africa from the Library of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Lot Details

Lot 10
ALEXANDER, BOYD Boyd Alexander's Last Journey. With a memoir by Herbert Alexander.
London: Edward Arnold, 1912. First edition. Publisher's blue pictorial cloth gilt.8 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches; [viii], 296 pp.; folding map, full-page map, frontispiece, plates, half-title. Spine sunned, spine ends bumped, a bit overopened, foxing throughout, map with short tear near mount, ink stamp and ownership signature to front free endpaper.
"After his efforts to journey from the Niger River to the Nile, Boyd Alexander returned to Africa, traveling through the Cameroons, Nigeria and into French Equatorial Africa (today's Chad), where he was killed by Furian tribesmen. Herbert, his brother, obtained Boyd's journals and published them along with a memoir recounting the earlier expedition. Of sporting interest are mentions of hunting gazelle, hartebeest and giraffe, with an unsuccessful hunt for buffalo" (Czech). Czech, Africa, p. 4.


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $60 - $80
Unsold

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

No condition report? Click here to request one.

Estimate: $60 - $80
Unsold

Ask the Specialist
Catalogue Info

Travel & Sport in Africa from the Library of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Tue, Jun 18, 2019 at 11am EDT